Luisa Alemany is an Associate Professor of Management Practice at London Business School and the Academic Director of its Institute of Entrepreneurship and Private Capital. She was formerly at ESADE Business School and a Visiting Professor at Saïd Business School (Oxford). She is a Fellow at St Hugh’s College (U. Oxford). Her main areas of interest are Entrepreneurial Finance and Venture Philanthropy. She is a director on the board of Newton Venture Program and she sits on the Investment Committee of Oxfam’s Enterprise Development Program and DeepTech VC fund Fond-ICO Next Tech in Spain. She is also part of the Advisory Committee of FMO Ventures, the Dutch development fund. Her book, together with J. Andreoli, “Entrepreneurial Finance: The Art and Science of Growing Ventures” (Cambridge University Press, 2018), was the first European textbook on the topic and was awarded “Most Promising New Textbook” by TTA in 2021. She holds a PhD in Economics & Business from Universidad Complutense de Madrid (Spain) and an MBA from Stanford University (USA).